Obituaries

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Donald Ross Gammie of Rimbey, Alberta on February 29, 2020 at the age of 65 years. 

Don was born in Calgary on June 25, 1954; the third child of Ken and Helen Gammie, and a ‘big’ brother to his two older sisters and younger brother.  In his youth, he played hockey, basketball, high school football, and junior football with the Calgary Mohawks.  Don continued to play flag football...

Albert C. Irwin of the Gilby, Alberta area passed away peacefully and surrounded in love, with his family by his side, at the Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre, Long Term Care on Friday, February 14, 2020 at the age of 79 years. 

Albert was born on the family farm on April 22, 1940 to Charles and Olga Irwin.  He was the youngest of five children.  Albert married Darlene Balan on August 31, 1963, and together they made their home and raised thei...

Laverne R. Hancher of Leedale, Alberta passed away peacefully at the Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre, Area Two on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at the age of 89 years. 

Laverne was born on his parent’s farm at Leedale, Alberta, and received his education at the Benjamin School.  He helped his dad farm until he turned 21 years old.  Laverne then enlisted in the Air Force and was stationed in Ottawa, where he met his wife and best friend, Kathleen...

It is with great sadness that the family of Ethel Clara Keith (Morien) of Rimbey, Alberta announces her passing at the Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at the age of 95 years.    

Ethel will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her daughter, Gerry (Len) Hough of Stony Plain; and her son, Jim (Pat) Keith of Sherwood Park; in addition to six grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren.  She will also be loving...

It is with heavy hearts that we announce that Reginald John Damiani of Rimbey, Alberta passed away at the Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at the age of 91 years.   

Reg was born in Rimbey on September 15, 1928, the youngest of three children born to Dominic and Maria Damiani.  He spent his early years on the family farm in the Fuller District west of Rimbey, and attended school at Fuller and Lavesta.  Reg beg...

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